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Map of Portugal

Map of Portugal

No visits yetRelated Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End. I’ll do a summary of some stats in the next post, but h… Day 55 – Tavistock to Newquay A whole day with the the wind in my face. A full 16-30 kph of it. Pedalling down the hills kind of style. In addition, Google decided I was a CAR … Day…

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Tyke’s travel tips

Tyke’s travel tips

Here are some travel tips for those planning a trip to south america. 1- NEVER ARRIVE AT NIGHT – chances are you’ll be making those gruelling 20 hour plus bus journeys, the last thing you want is to be wandering round a strange town with all your stuff at the dead of night. 2- YOU WILL GET ROBBED – depending on your outlook, this may be funny, mildly annoying or a personal tragedy. Keep you passport and sexually integrity intact,…

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Valladolid and beyond – Pontevedra and Portugal

Valladolid and beyond – Pontevedra and Portugal

Doing it all by bus and train (is there any other way?) Passing on from Pontevedra.Ponte Caldelas– As we stood in the definitely dreary bus station at Pontevedra, we wondered just which way to go. The whole point of coming to Galicia had been to visit Santiago de Compostela for the first time – one of life’s “must do’s”, apparently. But by now we’d seen about as much of the guide books’ look-list as we needed, and we felt that…

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No visits yetRelated Posts Day 56 – Newquay to Lands End Last day. It’s taken 56 days to make the whole journey; from John O’Groats to Lands End. I’ll do a summary of some stats in the next post, but h… Day 55 – Tavistock to Newquay A whole day with the the wind in my face. A full 16-30 kph of it. Pedalling down the hills kind of style. In addition, Google decided I was a CAR … Day…

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Valladolid and beyond – to Pontevedra

Valladolid and beyond – to Pontevedra

Getting to Valladolid with Ryanair– Ryanair from Stansted to Valladolid was generally a “good buy”, and made us feel that our first budget experience was a good omen. The airports at both ends are small and somewhat more human as a result, and there was no sense of being herded or harried – perhaps because of the time of year though (?) We’re in our early sixties, and are a bit past liking the cut and thrust of modern travel…

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